[ shuh-vey ]
/ ʃəˈveɪ /
a smooth gem with a slightly depressed surface.
Origin of chevee
< French chevée, noun use of feminine of chevé, past participle of chever to make a hollow in < Latin cavāre, derivative of cavus hollow; see cave
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